C$63,805
Avg. Salary
C$25.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$3,040

Profit Sharing

C$2,000

Commission

C$4,943

The average pay for a Software Developer is C$25.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Software Developer is C$63,805 per year.

$16
10%
$25
50%
$52
90%
MEDIAN $25
$46k
10%
$64k
50%
$86k
90%
MEDIAN $63,805
C$45,801 - C$85,800
C$46K
C$64K
C$86K
MEDIAN: C$63,805
10%
50%
90%
C$15.97 - C$51.62
C$16
C$25
C$52
MEDIAN: C$25.00
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$89K
Salary C$45,801 - C$85,800
Bonus C$490 - C$9,569
Profit Sharing C$489 - C$5,987
Commission C$4,943
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$44,000 - C$89,235
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 4 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6,729
Hourly Data C$0C$60
Hourly Rate C$15.97 - C$51.62
Hourly Tips C$1.37
Overtime C$14.00 - C$60.68
Annual Data C$0C$89K
Bonus C$490 - C$9,569
Commission C$4,943
Profit Sharing C$489 - C$5,987
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$44,000 - C$89,235
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 4 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 801

Job Description for Software Developer

Software developers develop computer applications that allow users to perform specific tasks on computers or other devices. They may also develop or customize existing systems that run devices or control networks. Most of the time, software developers work in an office. A bachelor's degree in software engineering, computer science, information technology, or other relevant majors is often required. They are required to have relevant job experience.

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Software Developer Tasks

  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Write code to create single-threaded, multi-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer

Pay by Experience for a Software Developer has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Developer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$58,000 based on 2,399 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Developer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$71,000 based on 1,094 salaries. An experienced Software Developer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$80,000 based on 519 salaries. A Software Developer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$88,000 based on 91 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$64,132

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Software Developer Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Software Developer?

Software Developer in Montréal:
"Keep Learning And Learning."
This is one job that you'll keep learning forever and you must do it to stay up to date for new stuff and technologies that makes your world better as a good software developer.

Software Developer in Saskatoon:
Be very careful how much personal investment you put into the day to day job. If you're going to work extra hours, do it honing your skills. When they find out you can give 110%, that becomes the new expectation. Don't let the daily stresses get to you and don't give in to unrealistic demands from unreasonable bosses.

Software Developer in Ontario:
"Canada job-seeker"
Pros: Involves less travel. High pay Get assistance on internet
Cons: Working overtime Negotiating with customer

Software Developer in Ottawa:
"Life of a software developer"
Pros: Solving challenging problems everyday. In addition, you have to learn new skills. The hours is also flexible.
Cons: You have to sit constantly at your desk so it is a health risk.

Software Developer in Markham:
"Develop various business applications"
Need to keep learning new technologies and new approaches/methods of development.

Software Developer in Waterloo:
"Good only for junior developers learning the ropes."
Learn as much as you can and keep up to date. Technology changes faster than you think.

Software Developer in Montreal:
"A lot of mentally intensive work"
Pros: The ability to be create to produce a product
Cons: The need to always use your brain to its full capacity all day.

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Key Stats for Software Developer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1079 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Software Developer Salaries

▲37%

▲25%

▲11%

National Average
C$64,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries

▼0%


▼0%

National Average
C$64,000

▼1%

C++
▼2%

JavaScript
▼2%

SQL
▼2%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼2%

.NET
▼3%



C#
▼5%

▼6%

▼6%

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1079 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 16%